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Alcohol, Drugs and Substance Abuse


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SMART Drug & Alcohol Recovery Service

SMART Drug & Alcohol Recovery Service

SMART is the first point of contact for adults living in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead with a drug or alcohol problem. They offer a free and confidential service to all those who want to reduce their intake or stop using drugs or alcohol altogether.

Clients are usually seen at Re-Build in Maidenhead, but appointments may also be made at locations in Windsor and Ascot.

The SMART Service offers:

  • Substance misuse advice, information and treatment
  • Drop in sessions
  • A range of groups and activities
  • A Family and Carers Support Group
  • Needle Exchange
  • Harm minimisation advice, screening / vaccinations
  • Acupuncture
  • Detox for alcohol clients

You can call SMART direct or ask your GP or any other agency to refer you to the service.

Re-BuildReform Road
Maidenhead SL6 8BY
Tel: 01628 796733
Fax: 01628 683358

If you would like to refer yourself to this service, please complete our online referral form.

Young People's Drug & Alcohol Team (YPDAAT) DAAT Young People's logo

This service is for anyone under the age of 18 living in the Royal Borough who needs help with their own drug or alcohol use or that of a family member.

The Young People's Drug and Alcohol Team offers free and confidential information, advice and one to one support.

Young people can call or email the team direct or can be referred by an adult.

Tel: 01628 796518
Mobile: 07766 628970 / 07717 586287

Drug & Alcohol Action Team (DAAT) DAAT logo

The Royal Borough's Drug & Alcohol Action Team are responsible for delivering the National Drug Strategy at a local level. They:

  • Commission high quality drug and alcohol services for both adults and young people in Windsor and Maidenhead

  • Raise awareness of the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse

  • Work in partnership with the Police, Probation Service and others to reduce the crime and anti-social behaviour associated with substance misuse.

    Drug & Alcohol Action Team
    Reform Road
    Maidenhead SL6 8BY
    Tel: 01628 796362
    Fax: 01628 683358

Other Useful Resources

Adfam helps families facing problems with drugs or alcohol access a range of specialised services.

Alcoholics Anonymous: 0845 769 7555
A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Drinkline: 0300 1231110
National alcohol helpline providing free, confidential service. Callers have the option to speak to an advisor or listen to recorded information about alcohol.

Narcotics Anonymous: 0300 9991212
A non-profit fellowship of men and women for whom drugs have become a major problem. Recovering addicts meet regularly to help each other stay clean.

National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACOA): 0800 358 3456
A charity founded to support children with an alcoholic parent.

National Drugs Helpline: 0300 1236600
A 24-hour, seven-days a week, free and confidential service that offers advice and information to those who are concerned, or have questions, about drugs. The service is available to anyone.

A national website giving advice on alcohol units, drinking and cutting down.

Family Lives (Formerly Parentline Plus): 0808 800 2222
A national charity that works for, and with parents.

Re-solv (Solvent Abuse): 01785 810 762
A national charity solely dedicated to the prevention of solvent and volatile substance abuse.

COAP (Children of Addicted Parents & People)
National organisation that has chat forum and offers free online counselling from its website.

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Alcohol and Drugs: A guide for Families

 Talk about it….

You can't prevent your child from coming into contact with drugs and alcohol, but by talking openly with them about the issues, you can help them to stay safe and make positive choices.

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Modified: 2015-03-16
Published: Thu, 04 Jun 2015 15:46:48
Author: Allison Helyer
Editor: Allison.Helyer
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